Ernest Bryant Lawrence passed away on June 3, 2019 at the age of 69.
He was preceded in death by his son, Ernest B. Lawrence, Jr.; daughter, Christy Lawrence; parents, Ervin and Frances Lawrence; sister, Donnie L. Diamond and brothers, Henry F. Lawrence, Jack W. Lawrence and Oliver L. Lawrence.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita R. Lawrence; son, Tommy Lawrence; daughter, Donna Carol (Michael) Quinn; granddaughter, Adrionna Johnson; step-sons, Timothy (Tiffany) Ford and Eugene (Tonya) Ford; eleven step-grandchildren; sisters, Bonnie L. Honeycutt, Georgia L. Walker; brothers, Ervin G. (Biddie) Lawrence, Monroe (Carolyn) Lawrence; sister-in-law, Judy Schulz and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home with Michael Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in New Live Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Lawrence, Kenneth Lawrence, Phillip Hemphill, Matthew McIlwain, David Walker, Jeff Gandy and Rick Walker.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Southern Care Hospice.